Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 744.03
Congenital anomaly of middle ear except ossicles
  • Short description: Middle ear anomaly NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 744.03 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 744.03 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 744.03 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q16.4 Other congenital malformations of middle ear
Disease Synonyms
  • Congenital anomaly of bilateral middle ears
  • Congenital anomaly of left middle ear
  • Congenital anomaly of middle ear
  • Congenital anomaly of right middle ear
  • Congenital bilat middle ear anomaly
  • Congenital bilateral middle ear anomaly
  • Congenital left middle ear anomaly
  • Congenital middle ear anomaly
  • Congenital right middle ear anomaly
Applies To
  • Atresia or stricture of osseous meatus (ear)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 744.03:
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